Join us as we discuss employee referral programs, mobile recruiting, passive candidates, social media recruiting, employer branding, and everything in between!
Talent acquisition is a constantly developing field, and you need to be proactive about getting your positions out there. Don’t assume that your ideal candidates will somehow find their way to the vacancies you post on job boards on their own – passive candidates most likely won’t – so go to them. Technology is making it all the more easier to source better talent quicker and efficiently, while continuing to juggle the many tasks involved with cinching the right hire. Read more »
Designing a corporate culture is an essential step in solidifying your employer brand and marking yours as an organization of choice. A corporate culture is a highly unique set of values and characteristics that exemplifies your company’s employee relationship. Far from a one-size-fits all definition, it encompasses all of the specific components that differentiate your company from your competitors. Less about the product, it rather refers to your work environment: what innate qualities in the daily and overall office life attract employees and new applicants. Read more »
Since the demise of the Rolodex days, modern talent acquisition practices have witnessed many technological developments. The latest? Mobile. Mobile habits are becoming increasingly ingrained in our regular routines – including those of your ideal candidate pool. Hyper-connected, they are used to communicating on-the-go, in shorter, more informal spurts that include both written and spoken tools. So step up to the plate and approach the talent you want to hire in the way that they will best notice and take action. Read more »
Employee engagement is a key element in establishing an open and productive place of work. And for today’s mobile-connected workers, doing this via smartphones is a very effective way to stay in touch and continue to drive employees towards success. Engagement is a result of constant dialogue between employers and teams, and of setting clear expectations grounded in mutual respect; mobile is the perfect tool with which to achieve such relationships. Read more »
As a hiring manager, you know that the recruitment clock starts ticking from the moment a job opens in your department. Your mission: together with the corporate recruitment team, find the best candidate to fill the position as soon as possible.
Unfortunately, the process is generally tedious and time-consuming. Even if you and the recruitment team work at your speediest, hiring employees takes an immense amount of time, energy and determination.
How can you encourage the recruitment team to focus efficiently on your critical hiring needs – while not compromising on quality? Read more »
Remote work, or telecommuting, is a budding institution in many workplaces, and employers worldwide are grappling with the changes this means for traditional communication practices. They need to adapt a system by which to maintain the interactions levels of the office atmosphere – without the office. Luckily, strides in mobile technology have had a huge impact on the connectivity capabilities of teams and managers, allowing them to stay in touch from virtually any location, anytime. Mobile access provides employees with greater flexibility – they don’t need to be by their desktops to get their jobs done. Read more »
In the quest to recruit healthcare employees, look no further than your own workforce. Employee referral programs – especially those which integrate mobile functionality – are excellent ways to zero in on qualified health professionals. Leveraging the wide networks of your workers puts you on the radar screen of their contacts from previous work, social and educational environments. And the added element of mobile access means greater flexibility with your employees’ demanding schedules. Read more »
Support from C-level higher-ups is crucial when implementing new recruitment strategies. It confirms that hiring is a priority for them, and that they stand by your team’s endeavors to adapt effective tactics to retain top talent. Therefore, when integrating mobile technology into your employee referral program, it’s important to approach senior leaders with clear explanations about the value that mobile adds and the vast benefits the organization will receive. Read more »
Mobile recruiting is a hot topic in HR circles. And while the primary focus has been geared towards job-seekers, it’s time to expand it to include another crucial aspect of the recruitment process – employee referral programs.
Referral programs are a strong sourcing method steeped in social activity that’s been proven to reel in top talent, and mobile technology is available at practically everybody’s fingertips (literally!), ensuring that they stay connected. Put them together, and you get an advanced referral program that allows employees to reach out to a high number of potential candidates with your job opportunities – and easily make referrals from their personal devices. Read more »
As the newest force in the workplace, Gen-Y brings a fresh outlook on how to accomplish company activities. As a whole, they have different understandings about the value of feedback and team versus individual projects. One crucial expectation that is also becoming relevant for the greater workforce at large is mobile access for business activities. Organizations need to recognize this new reality, and make changes in the ways in which their employees can interact with their internal programs and complete tasks. Mobile devices are not distractions or hindrances, but rather aids to increase productivity. Read more »
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